Wheel and Axle
Fifth graders construct a wheel and axle model using a Lego Dacta set. They read and discuss informational text from the book "It's Science! Machines We Use," and in small groups create a simple machine using Legos.
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Simple Machines Make Things Go
Trying to plan a physical science unit on forces and motion? Make your work a little easier with this comprehensive collection of simple machines resources. Offering a wide variety worksheets, activities, and projects, these materials...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Simple Machines - Wheel and Axle
Upper graders are shown an example of a wheel and axle through which they will each make a pinwheel. They are given instructions on how to complete their pinwheel step-by-step, one pinwheel per group. They try out their pinwheels to see...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts